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Romantic Intimacy$
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Nancy Yousef

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780804786096

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804786096.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Ethics, Literature, and the Forms of Encounter

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Romantic Intimacy
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Nancy Yousef

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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804786096.003.0001

The Introduction identifies the persistent tension between eighteenth-century confidence in the possibility of knowing and being known by others and a corresponding, contemporaneous commitment to an idea of existential privacy or inwardness. The philosophical context and ethical implications of debates about sympathy define the background against which to read the complex phenomenology of romantic forms of intimacy. The overall argument of the book is situated within current critical debates on moral sentiment, romantic-era literature, and the rival places of brain sciences, phenomenology and formalism in humanistic studies.

Keywords:   Intimacy, sympathy, ethics, romanticism, sentiment, emotion, intersubjectivity, recognition

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